First Time Homebuyers – Purchase Assistance Program
Who is a First Time Homebuyer?
An individual who has had no ownership in a principal residence during the 3-year period ending on the date of purchase of the property. This includes a spouse (if either meets the above test, they are considered first-time homebuyers). A single parent who has only owned a home with a former spouse while married. An individual who is a displaced homemaker and has only owned with a spouse. An individual who has only owned a principal residence not permanently affixed to a permanent foundation in accordance with applicable regulations. An individual who has only owned a property that was not in compliance with state, local or model building codes and which cannot be brought into compliance for less than the cost of constructing a permanent structure.
- City of Pembroke Pines Purchase Assistance Application revised June 2022 Rev3
- Lender Underwriting Guidelines – Rev. September 2021
- Lender’s Consortium Rev. 12-1-21
- 2022 Household Income Limits
First Time Homebuyers may use the Housing Counseling Agency of their choice. Many provide services for free.